Aerospace and Defence
Morson are the UK's No.1 aerospace recruiter, supplying the aerospace and defence industry for 50 years.
We currently have over 7,000 blue and white contractors on assignment across the globe.
We pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.
In such a diverse industry, aviation and aerospace jobs can take candidates down a wide range of career paths, both internationally and here in the UK. With aerospace jobs required in both military and civilian aviation projects, this dynamic sector regularly throws up a whole host of new opportunities for those interested in working in the industry. Candidates can find opportunities from aviation quality and inspection jobs to aeronautical engineering.
Our aerospace and defence recruitment teams are divided into five specialist sectors - systems and software, design and analysis, manufacturing and production, MRO, and professional services. Dividing our recruitment teams in this way helps us cater for individuals and organisations looking to fill specialist aerospace jobs. Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.
Our dedicated Systems and Software division continues to develop and grow as the demand and requirements for specialist personnel increases. Our team have experience placing systems and software engineering candidates across all areas of the aerospace and defence sector, from complex missile systems contracts, to the integration of sophisticated avionics systems in aircraft and helicopters.
The specialist recruitment consultants that make up our aerospace design team are experts in their field. We’ve got experience sourcing and supplying exceptional individuals for niche disciplines in projects both in the UK and around the world. We work with some of the world’s most prominent and exciting aerospace and defence organisations, who are always on the lookout for candidates of exceptional quality to fulfil challenging new roles.
We have full capability in blue and white collar skills, able to supply personnel globally. With 40 years as the UK's leading recruitment supplier our core disciplines range from manufactuing engineers to jig and tool designers.
We provide resources and line maintenance support from 'A checks' through to 'D checks', service bulletins and engine changes. Other support activites include: process management, fuel tank repair, AOG teams, training and apprenticeships. We work with Airbus and Boeing fleets, military fixed wing and rotary aircraft with over 3000 personnel on assignment. In 2018 Morson expanded our MRO capabilities by gaining EASA Part 145 approvals on Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. Our MRO activities are an exciting new part of the business that is growing fast. Morson’s line stations have full tooling provision and utilise the latest and greatest equipment in the business. This includes mobile iPads with Morson’s proprietary aircraft maintenance system “MAES.mobile”.
Our professional services recruitment team completes our 'one stop shop' offering of aerospace recruitment services. We recruit for finance, HR, procurement and business change verticals and have 750 white collar contractors on client sites.
We spoke to Senior Systems Engineer at Thales, Estel Dandridge, who took us through the project and her career...
Morson International are currently seeking a Survival Equipment Fitter to join one of our Military & Defence clients based at RAF Northolt. This is a contract role for initially 6 months with the possibility of the extension. General tasks will include: Servicing and maintenance/repair tasks on Survival Equipment. Working within competencies and company authorisations as agreed with engineering management. Completion of supporting aircraft documentation in accordance with RAF aviation engineering procedures. Awareness on the principles of Health and Safety working practices. Compliance with the implementation in the workplace of COSHH regulations and the reading of safety data sheets of materials utilised during tasks. Timely reporting of H&S related issues that require management attention Due to the nature of the role, all applicants must have a recognisable survival equipment certificate.
Morson have an exciting, permanent vacancy to join our team at RNAS Yeovilton working as a Merlin CLS Technician (Simulator Technician). Job Description To be an engineering and technical resource to ensure all Synthetic Training Equipment (STE) are maintained and provided to the Merlin Commando Training Facility on time and to the agreed standard. This role will suit a qualified Simulator Technician or someone who has experience working within Avionics. Please contact us for more information.
Morson International are currently looking to recruit a Project Support Officer on behalf of our defence client based in Plymouth. The aim for this position is to drive a significant increase in value added time within Submarines at Devonport, through fixing the frustrations at the waterfront, removing blockers and enabling work to be undertaken. The team is split into work streams, each supporting improvement activities throughout the business unit. The team is now in the delivery phase which includes supporting short term fixes to enable work on HMS Vanguard, as well as long term strategic improvements for HMS Victorious and beyond. Initially a 6 month contact with an opportunity to go permanent Main Purpose of Role The Project Support Officer will play a supporting role in ensuring PPM work packages/projects meet objectives on time by working with personnel who work within the respective process. This person will support on the changes to business processes, systems and technology. * Provide support to the PPM Project Manager to deliver key improvement activities through assisting with coaching of managers and the workforce to help staff through the change process. * Support project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans. * Supporting the creation and implementation of change management strategies and plans ensuring employee adoption and usage. * Working collaboratively within Devonport across different levels to succeed. * Support the identification, analysis and preparation of risk mitigation tactics * Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress and track and report issues * Support change management at the organisational level Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences Essential * Good communication skills, both written and verbal - be credible and engaging. * Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project life-cycle * Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences * Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships * Resilient and tenacious (with the ability to recognise when to take a pragmatic approach) * Problem solving and root cause identification skills * Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others * Understanding of organisational issues and challenges Desirable * IT - MS Vision, MS Project * Knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
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